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The Art of Starting Conversations

I can be awkward at starting conversations.

Here are some easy go-to ones that can help break the ice.

  • I like your socks. Where did you get them?
  • Do you like to cook?
  • Where did you go to school?
  • What do you do?
  • Do you have any kids?
  • How long have you lived here?
  • What do you like to do after work?
  • How old are you? – Just kidding.
  • Did you hear about…?
  • Do you have any pets?
  • What sports do you like?Starting Conversations
  • Have you seen…?
  • What kind of music do you like?
  • Who do you admire?
  • What’s your most embarrassing moment? (Mine’s when I caused a bus crash — no one got hurt.)
  • Where were you when…?
  • What was your first car?
  • What kind of project makes you want to work hard?
  • What kind of vacation do you like?
  • Who has influenced you the most?